All Blog Posts Tagged 'technology' (216)

iGeneration - The Future's Bright, The Future's Impatient

I watched as my niece played with my iPhone the other day. She is only 2 years old. As she clicked on the YouTube icon, she unexpectedly threw herself on the floor in a fit of impatience. That Pepper Pig video couldn’t load quick enough.

We are all moulding our attraction…

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Added by FMC Global Talent on April 26, 2016 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

BBC micro:bit – Is It Enough?

On March 22nd, Year 7 children at registered schools across the UK received free BBC micro:bit’s. The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized, codeable computer aimed at…

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Added by Enigma People Soultions on April 5, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

Is technology replacing recruiters?

I love technology. I enjoy nothing more than trying out the latest app or discovering something new I can do with my programs that will positively impact my work (and make me look like the genius who came up with the original idea).

Having said all this, my experience of working in the…

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Added by FMC Global Talent on March 16, 2016 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Keep the Human in Human Resources – An Interview with the Evil HR Lady

The Evil HR Lady is Actually Very Polite

We contacted Suzanne Lucas, also known as the Evil HR Lady, and asked if we could interview her about the topic of technology in the HR world. She agreed, and during the very first question, we mentioned…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on February 23, 2016 at 6:00am — 7 Comments

Gaps in Security: Most Common Vulnerabilities in Business Today

As technology becomes integrated into every business process, there are security vulnerabilities created as well. As advancing and convenient as most technology is, these gaps in security can greatly hurt a business if cyber-criminals decide to target you. Your own company should work to eliminate these IT vulnerabilities through following the three strategies below.…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on January 7, 2016 at 10:21am — No Comments

What's News in Recruiting Technology

Even though it's December that hasn't stopped the recruiting headlines from rolling. Here's my latest roundup of who and what is making news. Stay in touch with everything I write here.

LinkedIn Revamps Its Jobs Listings…

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Added by Chris Russell on December 17, 2015 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

HRtech Conference 2015 Aftermath

Yet Again, this year HR technology rocked at the conference in Las Vegas with presence of so many illuminated participants, Innovators, Entrepreneurs and new-age startups in particular. More announcements and announcements, product releases about new features, mergers and acquisitions, finest wines, latte and VIP…

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Added by Rchilli Parser on November 5, 2015 at 1:24am — 2 Comments

Recruiting CRM Software: What To Look For & Why You Need One

As a recruiting and staffing agency you want to win clients, place candidates efficiently and conveniently access information needed to make strategic decisions. A strong ATS (applicant tracking system) with a built in recruiting CRM software (customer relationship management) can…

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Added by Mary Waley on July 15, 2015 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Virtual Reality in Recruitment: Could this be a game changer?

So far in 2015, the tech topic on the tip of everybody’s tongue has been virtual reality (VR) and the potential applications it might have. As always with the release of any technology, some believe VR could be a worldwide game-changer and some think it’ll be a bit of a damp squib. We won’t know…

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Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on June 3, 2015 at 8:29am — No Comments

The secret to attracting and retaining the best candidates

Figures suggest the probability of quitting is over 92% when workers have to commute for over 45 minutes. Others say that an extremely short commute leads employees to remain in their jobs 20% longer. It’s no surprise that candidates are more likely to reject a job offer if the commute is too long when they’re less likely to stay.

How can you make sure that candidates don’t reject the offer because of commuting? How can you ensure that they stay once they’re there? Let them search by…

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Added by Louisa Bainbridge on May 6, 2015 at 7:54am — No Comments

Technology-Focused Career Options for Women: Virtually Limitless

In Women in Technology: Promoting a Broader Perspective, I argued that women can make strong contributions in technology-focused areas without being employed by technology firms or educated…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on February 27, 2015 at 9:22am — No Comments

The Digital Revolution: Is our workforce at risk of full automation?

For the UK to be a true digital leader there’s one thing that’s for certain – We need to address the skills gap. According to Make or Break: The UK’s Digital Future, a recent report from the House of Lords,…

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Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on February 23, 2015 at 10:24am — No Comments

Find the Right App for the Recruiting Process

Recruiting the right talent is certainly not an exact science.

In many cases, you will hit the nail on the head, delivering the right guy or gal for the position. Other times, however, you will go back and review the process to see where things might have gone…

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Added by Dave on February 3, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Replacing Recruiter Greed with Goodwill: A new paradigm to evolve the talent acquisition profession

Employers rely heavily on staffing agencies to find, qualify, and hire talent, and this cost inhibits us from innovation.  The emerging talent acquisition market is estimated to be valued at $85 billion dollars.  Organization leaders are fed up with traditional recruit…

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Added by James Chmielinski on December 19, 2014 at 4:00pm — 13 Comments

The Island of Misfit Tools

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic Rankin-Bass holiday special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Despite its’ age, this stop-motion special still appeals to kids today and certainly evokes nostalgia amongst those who don’t believe in Santa any longer (sorry if I just ruined that for you).

There is a time and place for nostalgia and re-exploring our past,…

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Added by Jed Hamilton on December 16, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Is Big Data a Good Recruiting Tool?

The recruiting process can get pretty complicated, especially when multiple applicants with varying work backgrounds are vying for the same position.

Luckily, big data is helping recruiters and hiring managers’ better stay on top of job applications.

With job seeking data management in mind, here are…

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Added by Dave on October 21, 2014 at 9:46pm — No Comments

Is your recruiting and sourcing technology behind the times?

If you’re still inputting data into Excel or dialing for dollars off a well worn Rolodex, chances are that you’re not only behind the times – you’re also losing out on candidates, clients and the competition, too. 



But if your processes are a blast from the past,…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on October 16, 2014 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

3 Observations From A Marketer at #HRTechConf

We'll make this quick - there's more expo floor and happy hours to see.

Recruiting technology is trying to make recruiters better marketers.

For example, the…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on October 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

What Recruiters Can Learn From a No. 1 Company on Great Rated's List of Top Tech Employers

At Great Rated, we're truly excited to share our recent People's Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Technology, based entirely on the results of confidential employee surveys. Not only do these companies offer fantastic benefits and opportunities for advancement. They've also created magnetic work cultures within a sector that can be particularly challenging for recruiters because the…

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Added by Kim Peters on October 8, 2014 at 7:04pm — No Comments

Where are you on the Recruitment Technology Curve?

Recruiting Technology

Today I want to talk about technology adoption and take a look at where we are with the technology we use for recruitment and talent acquisition.

If you are unfamiliar, here’s the technology adoption life-cycle curve above.

So what are you looking at? Basically, for the adoption of any technology you experience a timeline of adoption that looks a lot like above. With innovators and early adopters being the…

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 19, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

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